Sir Benjamin Franklin – Happy Birthday

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January 17, 1706

Sir Benjamin can be thanked for hundreds of the cleverest quotes – here are a few of my favorites:

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” “A small leak will sink a great ship.” Read More

New $100 Bill – Ben Franklin’s new look

Recently, I received a $100 dollar bill and it was new. Though the bill was released last October, the design has been updated and when I went to pay, I realized I had never held one of the new bills – they take a while to start circulating. I thought to myself for an instant, “… what if it’s counterfeit…” Read More

Life Transitions and Curve Balls

senior_transition LIFE THROWS CURVE-BALLS; an unexpected death, a forced move, health issues, nursing homes, assisted living… We don’t know when or exactly where those balls will land or how we’ll deal with them until circumstances arise. Read More

Organizing Files and Procrastination- Tip 3

Now let’s move on with the stacked papers on the left side of the desk – papers that didn’t fit into any category. If you’re just joining the series, click here to catch up on Filing.Tip3Filing is a huge part of organizing; whether it’s personal
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Organizing Files – Tip 2*

organizer tipsA place for everything and everything in its place.  – Benjamin Franklin

Owning a file cabinet  is a must.  This may seem obvious to some of you but many people don’t have one, so don’t feel bad if you’re one of them….
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Organizing 101: Tip 1

Declutter, Organizer, Organizing tipsTAKE FIVE SOLID MINUTES EACH DAY to go through papers that are on your desk. Try to pull them together in some kind of pile in front of you if you can.
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